Who are they who donated $300,000 to local charities, who placed bookshelves filled with books for free in public parks, who serve veterans meals on holidays, who march in parades that support cancer... more
Globalization has hit Rhode Island hard. Those manufacturing jobs that allowed my immigrant parents and generations of other Rhode Islanders the opportunity to raise their families in modest comfort... more
Like a lot of hard-working Rhode Islanders, I wear many hats. I’m a farmer; I’m an artist and art teacher; I’m a volunteer. But as Mother’s Day approaches, I acknowledge that my most important (and... more
It is encouraging to see that Smithfield Supt. of Schools Robert O’Brien is now so concerned about consistency with respect to policy and seeing to it that the Town of Smithfield does not get sued as... more
In November 1998 the attorneys general of 46 states including Rhode Island filed a class action lawsuit against the leading tobacco companies that tobacco Is harmful and addictive. As a result of... more
The Lincoln Budget Board has recently stated that it wants to be fiscally responsible to Lincoln taxpayers, while being supportive of funding Lincoln’s school system at a responsible level.
How then... more